Thursday, 27 August 2015

Raw Onion Chutney

Raw onion chutney is very simple chutney. People who like raw onion will definitely love to eat it as it is prepared with raw onions only. It taste great when a little melted ghee is added to it when eating.

Ingredients
Chopped Onions – 2 (Big)
Chopped Green Chillies – 4 to 5
Lemon Juice – 1/2 tsp (optional)
Salt to taste

Method
Grind onions, green chillies and lemon juice in a blender to a coarse chutney. Do not grind it longer as we need a chunky texture not a smooth paste. Add salt and mix well. Serve with roti-sabji or parathas-sabji. (Note: Red chili powder can also be used in place of green chillies).

Onions are very low in calories and fats. They contain beneficial nutrients like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. 

Karonde Ki Chutney

Karonda is a white pink shaded berry grows on a thorny bush during monsoon season. Karonde ki chutney is a sweet and sour fresh chutney eaten in North India. It just takes few minutes to prepare this chutney. It is very tasty and can be served with any Indian meal or fried snacks. It will remain fresh even after one week if kept refrigerated.


Karonde Ki Chutney
















Ingredients
Karonde (Carissa Carandas) – 100 gms
Chopped Onion – 1 (Optional)
Chopped Green Chillies – 3 to 4
Cumin Seeds -- 1/4 tsp
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method
Wash karonde. Split them into two and remove seeds. Place all the ingredients into a grinder and grind to form a smooth paste. Now chutney is ready. Serve it with any meal or snacks. Keep it refrigerated.

Karonda is a rich source of iron. It contains a fair amount of Vitamin C and therefore is an antiscorbutic. It is very useful for cure of anemia. It is also good in bad digestion, stomach pain and constipation.

Guava Chutney (Amrood ki chutney)

Guava (Amrood) is the most common and popular Indian fruit. Guava Chutney is made with fresh Guava. It is very easy to prepare but has a delicious taste. This chutney is very healthy due to its high nutritional value. This chutney can be served with any Indian meal or it can also be used as bread spread.
Guava Chutney
















Ingredients
Guava (Amrood) – 4
Garlic clove – 4
Red Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Curd -- 2 tbsp
Mango powder – 1/4 tsp
Black salt – 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste

Method
Cut guavas into 4 pieces and remove the seeds. Now chop each piece of guava into small pieces. Put all the ingredients into a grinder and grind them well to form a smooth and thick paste. Add little water if required. Now chutney is ready. Serve guava chutney with roti or parathas.

















Guava is considered one of the healthiest fruits due to its high nutritional value. It is a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. It is a rich source of Vitamin C.